As a 16-year-old Claudine Nierth protested against the stationing of nuclear warheads. In the meantime, she and her association “More Democracy” campaign for referendums at the federal level. A conversation about the meaning of referendums.
Most Germans think democracy is good – but hardly anyone can rave about it as passionately as Claudine Nierth. She has been campaigning for direct democracy in the form of referendums and citizens’ councils since the 1980s. She appears in a good mood in the Munich Hofgarten. A glass of water with your espresso – let’s go!